Bhubaneswar aims to become Model Solar City


Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has proposed to set up a solar panels at the designated waste dumping site at Bhuasuni.

Proposal sent to Orissa Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA), the buildings and offices under the civic body will have solar panels to generate electricity.

Some other buildings where the facility will come up are Kalyan Mandap, BMC office, Yatri Niwas and BMC hospital, among others.

BMC City engineer Dwaipayan Patnaik said a preliminary proposal has been prepared and a tentative list made for the model solar city project.

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